Ulster Ravens coaches Allen Clarke and Kieran Campbell have named a strong side to take on Munster A at Deramore Park on Friday.
Irish international, Chris Henry, making his return to competitive action, will lead the side from the back row, while fellow international Dan Tuohy will start in the second row.
Alan O’Connor will partner Tuohy at lock, with Iain Henderson - making a welcome return from injury - and Sean O’Connell completing the back row alongside Henry.
Belfast Harlequins duo Niall Annett and Richard Lutton will start in the front row along with Conor Carey.
Blane McIlroy and Niall O’Connor, who combined well during Ulster’s pre-season friendlies, will form the halfback partnership.
Nevin Spence - almost making a welcome return from injury - and Stuart McCloskey will line up in midfield, with Chris Cochrane and Chris Colvin starting on the wings.
The starting team is completed by Academy fullback Ricky Andrew.
Munster have also named a strong side for the clash, with Niall Ronan, Peter Stringer and Danny Barnes all lining out for the British & Irish Cup holders
Ulster are building towards a tough British & Irish Cup campaign which starts next month..
Ulster Ravens: Ricky Andrew, Chris Colvin, Stuart McCloskey, Nevin Spence, Chris Cochrane; Niall O’Connor, Blane McIlroy; Richard Lutton, Niall Annett, Conor Carey, Alan O’Connor,Dan Tuohy, Iain Henderson, Chris Henry (c), Sean O’Connell;
Replacements (16-23): John Burns, Michael Cromie, Glenn Sinnamon, James Simpson, Neil Faloon, Scott Gibson, Ritchie McMaster, Michael McCauley.
MUNSTER A: Sean Scanlon; Ronan O’Mahony, Danny Barnes, JJ Hanrahan, Ivan Dineen; Scott Deasy, Peter Stringer; James Cronin, Sean Henry, Christy Condon; Philip Donnellan, Brian Hayes; Niall Ronan, Barry O’Mahony, Paddy Butler.
Replacements: Duncan Casey, Kevin Griffin, Alan Cotter, Cathal O’Flaherty, Shane Buckley, Cathal Sheridan, Corey Hircock, Cian Bohane.